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David versus Goliath – RAM Office Supplies

by Corrine Casanova When locally owned RAM Discount Office Computer Supplies (RAM) goes toe to toe with some of their competition—nationwide big box office supply retailers, they televise the battle so others can watch too. Here’s how they do it. On their website, they utilize a price comparison shopping tool much like Progressive does in…

The Man Behind Breakthrough Training

The Man Behind Breakthrough Training

by Corrine Casanova Chances are, if you live or work in Reno/Tahoe you probably have either met Breakthrough Training’s Jeffrey Benjamin or at least heard about him. With over 150 corporate trainings a year, most of which are local, he’s a familiar face in the Reno/Tahoe business community. While he’s traveled the world and has…

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Building the Patagonia Culture

by Corrine Casanova A Patagonia onsite childcare center was created two years ago in the Reno location when nine pregnant women were about to go on maternity leave. The company saw a need and acted upon it even though the move required taking a portion of their retail outlet space. At their main headquarters in…

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Getting into the Holiday “Spirits”

by Corrine Casanova Today, Nevada is home to about 37 craft breweries. There were breweries in this state prior to Prohibition in 1920 which banned the production, distribution or sale of alcoholic beverages. After the repeal in 1933, a three-tier system was set in place for the distribution of alcoholic beverages. This system ensured producers…

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Positively Fourth Street

by Corrine Casanova Although Reno’s East 4th Street has a checkered past, the former Lincoln Highway was once a main east-west corridor through Reno. As the landscape changed and blight moved in, buildings along East 4th Street sat vacant and fell into disrepair. Besides better connecting downtown Reno and downtown Sparks, The RTC 4th Street/Prater…

Access to Rural Healthcare

Giving Locally to Impact Globally

By Corrine Casanova Working toward a world in which all communities have access to quality healthcare is the mission of Advocates for Rural Community Health (ARCH) which is located Reno. It’s the brainchild of Leissan Sadykova, a human rights advocate, who got her master’s degree in Diplomacy and Military Studies with an emphasis on Post-Conflict…

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  • Hidden Valley Country Club – bizSPOTLIGHT
  • Hidden Valley Country Club – bizSPOTLIGHT
  • Hidden Valley Country Club – bizSPOTLIGHT
  • Hidden Valley Country Club – bizSPOTLIGHT
  • Hidden Valley Country Club – bizSPOTLIGHT

Hidden Valley Country Club – bizSPOTLIGHT

by Corrine Casanova   Hidden Valley Country Club in Reno (HVCC) is Nevada’s first private golf course and it has been in operation since 1956. Nevada is home to 136 public and private golf courses. In northern Nevada, people often say they live here because it’s possible to ski in the morning and golf in…

Nursing School

Orvis School of Nursing

by Corrine Casanova   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, for the three million nurses working in healthcare, 1.2 million vacancies will emerge for registered nurses by 2022. By 2025, the shortfall is expected to be “more than twice as large as any nurse shortage in the mid-1960s,” according to a 2009 research paper…